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How to configure McAfee LiveSafe 2014 to work with PhotoSync?

How to configure McAfee LiveSafe 2014 to work with PhotoSync?

How to configure LiveSafe 2014 to work with PhotoSync?


The following steps have to be taken to run PhotoSync Companion with McAfee LiveSafe 2014.

  1. Open the McAfee Console by double-clicking the McAfee application icon on your desktop or in the windows task bar.

     

    Figure 1. McAfee LiveSafe application window
    McAfee LiveSafe application window

     

  2. Click on Web and Email Protection to view the firewall and anti-spam settings

     

    Figure 2. Web and Email Protection
    Web and Email Protection

     

     

  3. Click on Firewall to open the Firewall settings

     

    Figure 3. Firewall settings
    Firewall settings

     

     

  4. Click on Internet Connections for Programs to get to the app settings for the firewall

     

    Figure 4. List of programs with firewall settings
    List of programs with firewall settings

     

     

  5. Check if PhotoSync is already in the list. If it is, you can click on PhotoSync and click the Edit button to edit the firewall settings for PhotoSync, then skip to Step 7 of this tutorial. If PhotoSync is not in the list, click Add to create a new entry for PhotoSync.

     

    Figure 5. Add PhotoSync to the internet connections for programs
    Add PhotoSync to the internet connections for programs

     

     

  6. Click on Browse... to find the PhotoSync executable on your hard disk. It should be located normally in C:\Program Files (x86)\PhotoSync. Select PhotoSync and click Open to add it.

     

    Figure 6. Add PhotoSync app
    Add PhotoSync app

     

     

  7. Set the access to Full and turn Off the Net Guard.

     

    Figure 7. Change PhotoSync firewall settings
    Change PhotoSync firewall settings

     

     

  8. Set the access to Full and turn Off the Net Guard. Click Save to save your settings and go back to the firewall settings and open the Ports and System Services

     

    Figure 8. Ports and System Services
    Ports and System Services

     

     

  9. In Ports and System Services klick on Add to add a new rule for PhotoSync.

     

    Figure 9. Ports and System Services - Overview
    Ports and System Services - Overview

     

     

  10. Enter your System Service Name, e.g. PhotoSync and if you like add a System Service Category, e.g. Photo Transfer and a Service Description. Important is the Local TCP/IP Ports setting which should contain the PhotoSync port 35722. Additionally select Open ports to All PCs. Then save your rule by clicking the Save button.

     

    Figure 10. Add new port rule
    Add new port rule

     

     

    Figure 11. Enter port settings for new port rule
    Enter port settings for new port rule

     

  11. Make sure the new rule has a checkmark in the checkbox next to the rule.

     

    Figure 12. Ports and System Services - checked PhotoSync rule
    Ports and System Services - checked PhotoSync rule

     

     

  12. Go back to the firewall settings. Congratulations. PhotoSync should work now with your McAfee LiveSafe firewall.

     

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